100 Years ago this week, World War I began. The beginning of the war illustrated both the complete failure of diplomacy and the epitome of inflexible planning. By its end, over 16 million were dead, and the world invented a new language to describe the horrors of what seemed surely “The War to End All War”.
It was a Sunday. I can't remember whether my parents were there. I assume they were, but what was unfolding on the television was the most amazing thing I could imagine, and I honestly don't remember. I do remember..., a door opened..., and